Job Opportunity: Program Manage, City of Weyburn

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Job Opportunity: Program Manage, City of Weyburn

The City of Weyburn is a dynamic and progressive community located in the heart of Southeast Saskatchewan. Recently voted the best place to live in the Prairies by MoneySense Magazine, the city has a population of over 12,000 and a solid economic and community foundation upon which new opportunities are continuously built.

Reporting to the Director of Leisure Services, the Program Manager is responsible for the Weyburn Leisure Centre, community-wide programming, City events and other activities as directed. The incumbent is responsible for operations involving the planning, coordinating, scheduling and the evaluation of a variety of programs. The Program Manager provides supervision and direction to a large staff comprised of full and part-time employees.

• Act as a member of the Leisure Services Department leadership group assisting with strategic planning and
priorities to ensure activities remain in alignment with City value statements.
• Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate aquatic, sport, culture and recreation-based programs and events
and continually review and revise current programs based on season and identified needs of patrons and
community trends.
• Provide technical and professional advice on matters involving recreation, aquatics, community programming
and events.
• Develop policies and procedures to implement programs.
• Develop strategic plans and negotiate contracts with patrons/user groups.
• Manage employee relations; motivate employees and work collaboratively with other departments.
• Perform regular safety inspections of facilities and equipment to reduce hazards and provide maximum safety
to patrons.
• Manage volunteer and stakeholder relationships.
• Facilitate community partnerships
• Manage and maintain recreation management software for all facility scheduling, programs and events.
• Write and manage grant applications to secure funding.
• Set and monitor annual budget for department; ensure targets are met.
• Other duties as required.

• Two year college diploma or degree in Recreation Management or post-secondary education in a relatable
field of study.
• Two to three years’ program management experience.
• Two to three years’ experience in a management role.
• Two to three years’ experience with customer service.
• Valid First Aid/CPR an asset
• Experience with Xplor Recreation is considered an asset
• Experience with event management would be considered an asset

Additional Information:
• Job Status – Full time
• Benefits – Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package including pension
• Application Deadline - This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found

To Apply:
Please submit your resumes and cover letters directly to . The City of Weyburn thanks all applicants for their interest in this employment opportunity but only those applicants invited for an interview will be contacted.